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Turning Old Food into Energy

Story 1541
IB Times

A British supermarket is creating electricity from expired food!Sainsbury's ships its rotten food waste to a facility that uses bacteria to transform it into methane gas.The store draws one hundred percent of its power from the expired food!This idea could also work in North America, where the average person creates over two hundred pounds of food waste each year.Think about that the next time you throw away a half-eaten sandwich!

Convirtiendo alimentos viejos en energía

Story 1541
IB Times

¡Un supermercado británico está creando electricidad a partir de los alimentos caducados!Sainsbury envía los desperdicios de comida podrida a una instalación que utiliza bacterias para transformarlas en gas metano.¡El mercado produce cien por ciento de su energía de la comida caducada!Esta idea también podría funcionar en América del Norte, donde la persona promedio genera más de doscientas libras de desperdicios de comida al año.¡Piensa en eso la próxima vez que tires un sándwich a medio comer!

¿Qué está utilizando la tienda para crear energía?
¿Qué se crea a partir de los alimentos caducados?
Cada persona en América del Norte tira a la basura más de doscientas libras de desperdicios de comida.


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